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What's On

See what's on at the Observatory Science Centre in 2023.

Stargazing Evenings

Come and enjoy the fabulous atmosphere that surrounds the Observatory at night and, weather permitting look through some of the largest telescopes in the country at some extraordinary night sky objects. Don't worry if it is cloudy we have a cloudy night contingency.

Explore the Moon Twilight

£29.95 per Child

Wednesday 15 February 2023 - twilight workshop for ages 9-11 years. The Moon is a very interesting and mysterious object. Come and find out all about it. You will make a model of the Moon, create some very messy craters, learn some fascinating facts and design and build your own Moon lander. On twilight workshops you also get to visit one of our huge telescopes.

Moon Watch

£14.95 per Child

Tuesday 14th February 2023 - half day workshop for ages 6-8 years. Learn all about the magnificent Moon through fun interactive activities. Make your own Moon model and create some fantastically messy craters.


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